The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

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The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

by Don Brown

First Release:

October 2018

ISBN: 9781328810151

Starting in 2011, refugees flood out of war-torn Syria in Exodus-like proportions. The surprising flood of victims overwhelms neighboring countries, and chaos follows. Resentment in host nations heightens as disruption and the cost of aid grows. By 2017, many want to turn their backs on the victims. The refugees are the unwanted. Don Brown depicts moments of both heartbreaking horror and hope in the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. Shining a light on the stories of the survivors, The Unwanted is a testament to the courage and resilience of the refugees and a call to action for all those who read.

Author 's journal describing his visits to refugee camps. Author 's note on recent global events. Source notes. Bibliography. Poem. Full-color illustrations rendered in pen and ink with digital paint.

  • ISBN: 9781328810151
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Page Count: 112
    Trim Size: 10 1/4" x 6 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.7, Points: 1
    Awards & Honors: 2019 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Winner
    2019 Sibert Award Honor
    ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
    Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - 2019
    CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Contemporary People, Places, and Events
    Genre: Nonfic
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